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確か

プログレッシブ和英中辞典(第3版)の解説

たしか【確か】

1 〔確実〕
確かな|certain; sure (▼certainとsureはほぼ同意だが,certainの方が客観的で確実性が高いことが多い)
  • 確かな証拠
    positive evidence
  • 彼が早い汽車に乗ったのは確かだ
    It is certain that he took the earlier train.
  • その病気の確かな治療法
    a sure cure for the disease
  • この問題が試験に出るのは確かだ
    This question is sure to be on the test.
  • 確かにお便りを拝見しました
    Your letter has been received and duly read.
  • 彼は確かに頭はよいが,あまりに利己主義だ
    He is bright, indeed [to be sure], but too selfish.
  • 確かに彼はそれを知っている
    「I'm certain (that) [I'm sure (that)/I have no doubt that] he knows all about it.
  • 確かに一万円札はくれたが,にせ札だった
    He gave me a ten-thousand-yen bill all right, but it turned out to be counterfeit.
2 〔信頼しうる様子〕
確かな|reliable
  • この情報は確かな筋からのものだ
    This information came [is] from a reliable source.
  • 彼女の料理の腕は確かだ
    Whatever she cooks [makes] is sure to be good.
  • あの医者の腕は確かだ
    He is a reliable doctor./That doctor can [is to] be trusted.
3 〔健全・正常な様子〕
確かな|sound
  • 頭はまだ確かだが目と耳が衰えてきた
    His mind is still sound, but his eyesight and hearing are failing.
  • 君,気は確かかね
    Are you sure you're in your right mind?
4 〔たぶん〕
  • 入荷は確か明日になるはずです
    A fresh supply is due tomorrow, I believe.
  • 確か5月末のことだった
    It was at the end of May, if I remember correctly [rightly].

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